Memphis Stew August 2013


Fuzzy Brew

Wiseacre Brewery Opens Friday in Broad Avenue Historic Arts District

Tap room. Brewery. Patio. Local beer in the Memphis Broad Avenue Historic Arts District. Can foodie news in Memphis get any better than this? Not for Mayor AC Wharton and other local hotshots w... more »

Aug 27, 2013 9:55 PM Food & Wine

Mark Newman's Funeral: Here Are Details From His Family

David ‘Mark’ Newman, 58, of Myrtle, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, August 21, 2013. He was born September 1, 1954, in Springfield, Missouri, to Melvin and Jacquie Newman. He was preceded in... more »

Aug 23, 2013 12:59 PM Food & Wine

Remembering Mark Newman: Pioneering Farmer and a Missed and Memorable Friend

The year before last, two days before Christmas, I got a call from Mark Newman. “Hey Pamela,” he said. “Meet me in the parking lot of Acre. I’ve got a surprise for you.” When I pulled up next t... more »

Aug 21, 2013 9:19 PM Food & Wine

Chefs Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman go Hog Wild in Oregon; so does chef Felicia Willett, below, touring Elk Cove Winery, where the pig roast was held Saturday.

Leslie Kelly

Memphis Chef Star Power Shows Oregon How to Barbecue Like a Southerner

Chef Michael Hudman worked up a sweat, shoveling glowing coals from the bottom of a burn barrel into a nearby barbecue pit. It might have been just another summer Sunday in Memphis, except that... more »

Aug 20, 2013 8:07 AM Food & Wine

Dinsthul's Rolls Out Aloha From Hawaii Coconut Crunch Candy Bar for Elvis Week

If you love Elvis and candy, you've probably already purchased an Elvis chocolate bar from Dinstuhl's, the longtime Memphis candy maker. Now you can try an Aloha from Hawaii Coconut Crunch, the com... more »

Aug 16, 2013 11:38 AM Food & Wine

Frost Bake Shop Brings Winsome Cakes, Cookies and Pies to East Memphis

Frost Bake Shop in Laurelwood Shopping Center opened on Thursday, and on Wednesday I got to meet Diana Nicholas, the baker (along with two others) who makes the company’s specialty cakes. The trio ... more »

Aug 16, 2013 12:18 AM Food & Wine

Taste Elvis' Favorite Peanut Butter Sandwich at Rockabilly's Burger Shop at Graceland Plaza

After living in Memphis for 23 years, I ate my first peanut butter and banana sandwich, grilled Elvis-style, of course, at Graceland’s Rockabilly’s Burger Shop. I was underwhelmed, but I liked the ... more »

Aug 13, 2013 10:36 PM Food & Wine

Check Out the Artisans' Market Saturday at Williams-Sonoma for Sampling and Recipes

The monthly artisans’ market at the Williams-Sonoma Germantown store will feature local purveyors, including me, from noon to 4 p.m. this Saturday. The markets, held the second Saturday of ever... more »

Aug 8, 2013 12:50 PM Food & Wine


The renovation of the bake shop's location next to James Davis is almost complete.

Frost Bake Shop Opening in Laurelwood Shopping Center Next Week

It’s time to stop whining about the dearth of bakeries in Memphis because Bake Frost Shop is opening August 15 in the Laurelwood Shopping Center. The bakery, located next to James Davis, is the... more »

Aug 5, 2013 10:52 AM Food & Wine

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